Tag Archives: Hingham

Autumn Sunset Views

Looking East over Nantasket Beach as the sun sets behind: Friday October 1oth. Sunset over the Wier River in Hingham on Saturday, October 11th:

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Forests and Quarries: Grape Island and Slate Island

The most noticeable characteristic of Grape Island may be its close proximity to the mainland of Hingham and Weymouth. Located just outside of the Weymouth Back River’s Mouth, the island may be literally a stone’s throw away from Weymouth Neck’s … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Fall Sunset over Hingham Harbor

Fall sunset over Hingham Harbor.

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Picture of the week: Early Morning, Hingham Harbor

Last week’s unusual heat wave and calm overnight weather lead to very calm morning weather, which can be seen in this photo of Hingham Habor last week at around 6AM, when it as the appearance of a lake:

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South Shore in-water boat show this weekend

The South Shore in-water boat show will occur this weekend, Saturday April 27th and Sunday April 28th, held in the Hingham Shipyard Marina. The official website can be found here for more information.┬áThe weather forecast is excellent- ideal conditions for … Continue reading

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Hingham Bay from Above!

The South Shore from the air! Here is a East-facing photo I took the other day while on approach to Logan Airport. Hull and Cohasset in the background, World’s End and Hingham’s Crow Point in the middle, and Grape and … Continue reading

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Still a little cold for Kayaking

Various news sources including the Patriot Ledger reported that a Kayaker required rescue this week after capsizing in the waters off Bumpkin Island. Luckily, the Kayaker was rescued. These waters are a prime location for Kayaking in warmer months due … Continue reading

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Boston harbor and skyline as seen from the top of Blue Hill

The city of Boston as seen from the summit of Great Blue Hill. Click to Enlarge: Just over ten miles South of downtown Boston lies Blue Hills, a park comprising 7,000 acres of rolling hills. At 635 feet, the tallest … Continue reading

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Weymouth Back River from Bare Cove Park

Separating the towns of Weymouth and Hingham on the Southeast corner of Boston Harbor is the lesser known Weymouth Back River. This relatively hidden area provides for some good boating and docking opportunities, as well as some scenic views on … Continue reading

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Historical place of the week: Hingham Old Ship Church

Hingham’s Old Ship Church is the oldest church in the United States where worship service has been continuously celebrated. The church was one of the first structures constructed by the puritans after sailing into Boston Harbor and landing in Hingham, … Continue reading

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